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Smiles for All Ages

Teens, adults and children all deserve beautiful smiles.

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Welcome to Smith & Heymann Orthodontics

Expert orthodontists Dr. Dempsey Smith and Dr. Gavin Heymann understand that whether you’re interested in Invisalign® or learning about all the ways a new smile can improve your life it’s important to choose the right provider. 

Our team have the experience and the technology to make your smile journey enjoyable and more comfortable than ever.


Meet Dr. J. Dempsey Smith

Dr. Smith is a native of North Carolina, valedictorian of his high school, top of his class in dental school and lauded graduate of UNC. I guess you could say he was really good in school. But we think it's his passion for people and what orthodontics can accomplish to improve their lives that really sets him apart.

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Meet Dr. Gavin Heymann

Dr. Gavin Heymann was born and raised in the Chapel Hill/Durham area. He graduated from Chapel Hill High School and pursued his undergraduate education at UNC Chapel Hill, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in biology. He attended the UNC School of Dentistry, from which he graduated with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the top of his class in 2005.

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Meet Dr. Katya Skillestad

Dr. Kat grew up just south of Charlotte, North Carolina, but she was actually born in the former USSR and came to the United States as a baby. She does speak fluent Russian, but don’t worry, she’s not a spy (like she’d tell you anyway).

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You've Got Options

Choose from a variety of treatments. Big advances in orthodontic technology mean more treatment options for you than before.